Freshmen Retreat

The first University Honors Program activity for all entering freshmen is the freshmen retreat at NIU’s Lorado Taft Field Campus in Oregon, IL. Here, you'll learn more about the program's requirements and benefits, ways to maximize your first year at NIU and interact with faculty and staff to learn how they'll help you attain the most from a college education.  

Information detailing the Lorado Taft Retreat is mailed to all students and includes:

  • Taft letter to students
  • Freshmen Retreat first session itinerary
  • Freshmen Retreat second session itinerary
  • Taft checklist
  • Parking map
  • Early move-in process

Please contact us if you have any questions at 815-753-0694 or

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University Honors Program 
Campus Life Building 110
DeKalb, IL 60115


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